Armed conflict between Iranian security forces and separatist militants on the Iranian border is growing, as the government tightens its grip on the minority population. With a population of more than 80 million people, Iran is predominantly ethnic Persian. The country's religion is Shi'ite Islam, and it is home to millions of ethno-religious ...
Several months' of rain hit France's southern Aube region, causing multiple fatalities.
As the city of Palu mourns the dead from an earthquake and tsunami, it is haunted by questions of whether the government could have stemmed the ...
At least 43 journalists have been killed around the world in the line of duty, often in places where they could once work in relative safety.
Twenty people were killed when torrential rains and flooding triggered mudslides that wiped out part of an elementary school in Indonesia's North ...
The race to be first to the scene must be balanced with care and protection, writes the BBC's Najiba Feroz.
An Egyptian military court sentenced 17 people to death on Thursday over their involvement in the 2016 and 2017 bombings of three churches and a police checkpoint that killed more than 80 people, according to an Egyptian news site.
Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home is full of mud and everywhere they look there's utter devastation in their Florida Panhandle community: fishing boats tossed like toys, roofs lifted off of buildings and ...
Rahmat Saiful Bahri tells the BBC what it's like to have survived not just one, but two, tsunamis.
The sentences by a military court relate to deadly bombings in 2016 and 2017 targeting Coptic Christians.
Indonesian police say they stopped the sale of one baby and were trying to track down at least one more.
As another deadly hurricane presses down on Florida, Democrats in the state filed an emergency motion in federal court Tuesday to extend the voter registration deadline by a week, the Huffington Post reports. The deadline to register to vote in Florida was Oct. 9, but Florida Secretary of State Kenneth Detzner told local election officials that ...
From barbers to food hawkers, Palu residents are reopening businesses and rebuilding their lives.
Survivors share the fears they live with in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia.
Over 5,000 people could still be missing in Indonesia following last month's devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami, with the death toll reaching 1,763, officials said Sunday.
An eight-year-old girl has discovered a pre-Viking-era sword in a Swedish lake, prompting locals to name her the "Queen of Sweden."
The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake that killed at least 220,000 people and 2016's Hurricane Matthew that shredded parts of the country.
Stories of real heroism from two women helping in the aftermath of the Indonesian earthquake.
Efforts to find victims will end on Thursday, though hundreds remain missing in a disaster that killed 1,754.
Madagascar confirm Vontovorona as the new venue for their forthcoming Nations Cup qualifiers following a deadly stampede at their national stadium ...
Saga Vanacek recovered a sword lost for more than a thousand years, and kept the find secret for months while archaeologists surveyed the site.